The Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) is the fourth public university established on 17th December, 2012 through Act of Parliament Number 31 of 2012, after the University of Malawi (UNIMA), Mzuzu University (MZUNI) and the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR). The University was a brain child of former president of the Republic of Malawi, late Professor Bingu wa Mutharika and was built with funding from the Chinese Government. He laid the foundation stone for the University on April 9, 2011. The university opened its doors to its pioneer students on March 31, 2014 but was officially opened by President Peter Mutharika on October 24 the same year.
"Where Excellence Reigns"
MISSIONTo provide a conducive environment for quality education, training, research, entrepreneurship, and outreach to facilitate economic growth in Malawi and beyond.
VISIONTo be a world class centre of science and technology education, research and entrepreneurship.
Prof. Address Mauakowa Malata (Since 2016)
REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS
The MUST campus occupies a total plot area of 215,000m2 and has total building area of 46,000m2.
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